Blessed by the Ancestors is a new art exhibition that celebrates the rich artistic talent of Black artists hailing from St. Louis.
The exhibition serves as a powerful testament to the cultural heritage and creative brilliance of the local Black community. Showcasing a diverse range of artistic expressions, it explores themes such as identity, heritage, resilience and the profound connections between the artists and their ancestors.
Curated by artist Brock Seals, the collection includes paintings, sculptures, mixed media pieces and other forms of visual art that reflect the unique perspectives and experiences of the featured artists. Visitors to the exhibition can expect to encounter a vibrant tapestry of storytelling through art, each piece contributing to a larger narrative that pays homage to the ancestry that has shaped and inspired the artists.
Open from Feb. 2 through March 3, Blessed by the Ancestors with included in City Museum admission.